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HEAR on the Farm - Earn $

Published Feb. 24, 2012

Ohio Farm Bureau mebers and participate in a hearing-loss study, HEAR on the Farm. HEAR on the Farm is a web-based study being offered to farmers in the interest of reducing noise-related hearing losses among producers by increasing their use of hearing protection devices. The University created the program with funds from the National Institutes of Health and in collaboration with the American Fa...

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Ag-LINK Program through Ohio Treasurer's Office

Published Feb. 22, 2012

Ohio Farmers Can Now Submit Online Applications for Treasurerís Ag-LINK Interest Rate Reduction Program through March 9, 2012 Application process has been streamlined and simplified to better serve Ohioís agricultural communityThe State Treasurerís office has a strong and rich 27 year tradition of working with Ohioís farmer and lenders to offer an interest rate reduction on their loans and lines o...

Winter 2012 Newsletter

Published Feb. 16, 2012

The Hocking County Farm Bureau sent out their Winter 2012 Newsletter. Attached is the electronic version!...

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Hundreds came out to hear Dale Arnold speak.

Oil and Gas Leasing Meeting Had Large Turnout

Published Feb. 2, 2012

LOGAN ó Property owners need to educate themselves and hire a good attorney before signing a lease agreement with an oil and gas company. That was the message heard by hundreds of people at the Marion Township Building Wednesday evening when Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Director of Energy Policy Dale Arnold spoke. ďIím going to tell you a series of questions you need to ask key people, and based on...

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Members testing all of the chili!

Chili Cook-Off = Great Time

Published Jan. 27, 2012

Hocking and Pickaway County Farm Bureaus had their dual Chili Cook-Off - Membership Kick-Off on Thursday, Janaury 26th at the Laurelville Church of God. We had many volunteer members join us. Six of these members brought their chili to be in the Chili Cook-Off.† The chili was judged by all present on a people's choice ranking the top 3. After the cook-off we announced the winners and proceeded int...

Annieís Project: Risk Management Education for Women in Agriculture

Published Jan. 24, 2012

Annie's Project Mission: To empower farm women to be better business partners through networks and by managing and organizing critical information. See the attached flyer for more information on these workshops. The Pickaway County office of Ohio State University Extension will offer Annie's Project from Feb. 9 to March 8 at the Pickaway County Public Library. Registration deadline is Feb. 2, 2012...

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Chili Cook-Off - Kick Off Time!

Published Jan. 19, 2012

Join the Hocking County Farm Bureau for our Membership Kick-Off! Date: Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012 Time: 6:30 p.m. Place: Laurelville Church of God, 16457 SR 56, Laurelville Chili Cook-Off Enter your favorite version of Chili in the contest! Let us know with your reservation if you are bringing Chili. (Please bring enough for 10 people.) The competition will be for the Best Overall Chili. There will ...

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Scholarships!

Published Jan. 17, 2012

Hocking County Farm Bureau is pleased to announce that it will be awarding one (1) $1,000 college scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year. Please see the attached application. The deadline for entry is April 1, 2012. The Ohio Ag Council also has some scholarship opportunities for Ohio students pursuing a degree in agriculuture. Up to five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. Visit http://www....

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Ohio Soybean Council Update Meetings

Published Jan. 16, 2012

Whatís Soy Doing for You? The Ohio Soybean Council and soybean checkoff will be hosting regional meetings in January for farmers and industry stakeholders across the state.† The Whatís Soy Doing for You meetings will offer an update on soybean checkoff programs and initiatives, as well as regional issues that affect agriculture.Each meeting will include a keynote speaker about a local agricultural...

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Oil and Gas Leasing Meeting Feb. 1

Published Jan. 11, 2012

Hocking County Farm Bureau is hosting an Oil and Gas Leasing Meeting. The briefing will be held at the Marion Township Building in Logan Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. The program will be facilitated by Ohio Farm Bureau Director of Energy Services, Dale Arnold. During the course of this meeting, Arnold will discuss current energy trends, new drilling technology, remediation standards, general payment provisions...

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County Information

Organization Director:
Ashley Schappacher

Mailing Address:
24633 U.S. Hwy 23 S
Circleville, OH 43113-9191

Phone:
740-474-6284

Fax:
740-477-6052

Email:
hocking@ofbf.org

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Dues:
$65 per year for a family membership

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